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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 11:40:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 06' South, Longitude: 177° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.11 meters/second, 1663.6 km/hour, 1033.7 miles/hour or 898.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.23 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1033.68 miWest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 miSouth1033.67 mi
24 hours0° 04' 21.7"5.01 miWest0° 23' 00.0"26.34 miSouth26.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 44' South, Longitude: 167° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.13 meters/second, 1584.5 km/hour, 984.5 miles/hour or 855.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.41 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 miSouth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 29' 02.9"984.35 miWest0° 09' 38.7"11.05 miSouth984.15 mi
24 hours12° 39' 35.3"860.39 miEast3° 34' 19.0"245.54 miSouth889.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSun 11:40 AM494 km307 miles267 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSat 11:40 AM607 km377 miles328 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Howland IslandSat 11:40 AM669 km415 miles361 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AtafuSun 12:40 PM711 km442 miles384 nmEast-southeast ESE
Kanton IslandSun 12:40 PM740 km460 miles400 nmEast-northeast ENE
RawakiSun 12:40 PM816 km507 miles441 nmEast E
FakaofoSun 12:40 PM881 km548 miles476 nmEast-southeast ESE
TabiteueaSun 11:40 AM920 km572 miles497 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mata-UtuSun 11:40 AM928 km577 miles501 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Sun 1:40 PM1180 km733 miles637 nmSoutheast SE

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